Brief TAACCCT Goals, Design, and Evaluation
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The Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program Brief 1
Kelly S. Mikelson, Lauren Eyster, Christin Durham, Elissa Cohen
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The Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program is a $2 billion federal workforce investment aimed at helping community colleges across the nation increase their capacity to provide education and training programs for in-demand jobs. This brief, one of four from the national evaluation of the TAACCCT grants produced by the Urban Institute under contract to the US Department of Labor, discusses TAACCCT grant goals, design, and evaluation. The other three briefs discuss TAACCCT grantee characteristics;  TAACCCT grant approaches, industries, and partnerships; and early results from the TAACCCT grants.

Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Education
Tags Workers in low-wage jobs Labor force Beyond high school: education and training Apprenticeships Community colleges
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center
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